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συλάω σύλη strip off, esp. to strip off the arms of a slain enemy: c. acc. pers. et rei, to strip off from another, strip him of his arms, Il., Eur.:—Pass., c. acc. rei, to be stript, robbed, deprived of a thing, Trag.
II.c. acc. pers. only, to strip a man of his arms, to strip bare, pillage, plunder, Il., Hdt., etc.
III.c. acc. rei only, to strip off, τεύχεα ἐσύλα Il.:—also to take off or out, ἐσύλα τόξον took out the bow [from its case], id=Il.; σύλα πῶμα φαρέτρης took the lid off the quiver, id=Il. carry off, seize as spoil or booty, Hdt., attic:—Pass. to be carried off as spoil, Hdt.; to be taken away, Eur.; c. gen. rei, τίς σε συλᾷ πάτρας; who carries thee away from this country? id=Eur.

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